accusations, and that's what the state started to do today. they presented memory drive, laptop and video, however the defense team complaining that the court did not provide equipment to watch the video. it's not clear why the court failed to do that. of course, much of this region, much of the world watching this trial, rights groups say this trial is a troubling sign that egypt authorities are cracking down on dissent and freedom of the press. many journalists around the world, many are colleagues of these individuals, many are watching and saying these accusations are ridiculous. >> reporter: the charges against our staff are totally baseless without substance, and we refute them absolutely. they are world class journalists simply doing their job covering all sides of the story in egypt.